AC/DC Sold Nearly Two Million Concert Tickets In First Nine Months Of The Year

October 11, 2010

Pollstar magazine, which tracks the concert business, has released a third-quarter recap of top touring artists and concert industry developments in the first nine months of 2010.

The following hard rock/heavy metal artists appear on the Top 100 "Third-Quarter Year-To-Date Worldwide Ticket Sales" list for 2010:

01. AC/DC - 1,820,962
02. BON JOVI - 1,368,734
18. METALLICA - 540,637
33. RUSH - 350,342
38. GUNS N' ROSES - 319,302
45. IRON MAIDEN - 285,146
50. KISS - 210,082
61. FOREIGNER / STYX - 173,395
64. RAMMSTEIN - 166,533
71. TOOL - 147,025
77. AEROSMITH - 137,417
87. TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA - 118,429
89. ALICE IN CHAINS - 114,883
92. SCORPIONS - 106,081

Note: All figures are for tickets sold worldwide as reported to Pollstar for shows played between January 1, 2010 and September 30, 2010.

The entire list can be found at this location.

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